Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Harmony Grove -- The Hornets had the stingers out early. Camden Harmony Grove took a big lead in the first quarter and defeated visiting Horatio 54-7 Oct. 11.
Hot Springs -- The Leopards fell 35-0 at Hot Springs Oct. 11. It was the first game of the season played in football weather with the temperature in the 40’s and the fans in winter wear.
Mena -- De Queen won both senior high team awards at the Buck Fever Showcase cross country meet hosted by UA-Rich Mountain at Mena Oct. 8.
Mena -- De Queen took first and second at the 7AAAA conference junior high cross country meet at Mena Oct. 8. The Cubs won the boys title and placed second among the girls.The results came from a two race in one format with the 7AAAA schools running in the open races hosted by UA-Rich Mounta…
Arkadelphia -- The 2019 season will go down as one of the best for De Queen tennis. Both Leopard teams were conference runners-up. Both league singles champions are from De Queen.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
UA Cossatot announced an all-new basketball season pass for the men’s and women’s 2019-2020 season. The passes are now available to order.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
The Leopards will make their next to last road trip of the season when they travel to Hot Springs Friday.
The Buckeroos struck in a hurry. Smackover took a quick 20-0 first quarter lead at Horatio and went on to down the Lions 56-12.
After being stunned when Hot Spring pulled a 27-22 upset in the first week of conference play, McLelland bounced back with a 60-7 win at De Queen Oct. 4.
In the last competition before the 7AAAA tournament, the De Queen tennis team dropped six matches to Mena while winning four at Herman Dierks Park Sept. 30.
Pottsville -- The Leopard cross country teams took a first and a second at Pottsville Oct. 2.
Monday, October 07, 2019
On Sept. 30, Gym Masters, a corporation that specializes in designing and refurbishing basketball courts across the nation, came to UA Cossatot to renew the college's basketball court. The project took only three days to complete, and the gym floor is now ready to be used as basketball seaso…
Friday, October 04, 2019
J.P Johnson of De Queen (standing in for his son, Phil Johnson), the winner of the Sept. 26 Bee football contest. Phil Johnson won $25. Pictured with J.P is Ray Stinnett from ACR Service Co., a sponsor of the contest. Entry forms must be put in one of four drop boxes located at Harris Drug, …
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
De Queen won six of seven tennis matches from Murfreesboro Sept. 24 at Herman Dierks Park.
Horatio had a quick touchdown called back, and things went down hill from there. The Lions fell 33-7 at Genoa Central Sept. 27.
Nashville -- The Horatio junior boys finished fifth with 124 points at the Scrapper Invitational cross country meet at Nashville's city park Sept. 28.
The damage was done in the second quarter when De Queen's junior high team fell to the visitors from Hope 16-6 Sept. 26.
Wister, Okla. -- The cross country Leopards' first trip to the Wildcat Run at Wister, Okla., was a success. De Queen took the team titles in both senior high divisions of the Sept. 24 meet.
Hope -- The game was 62 seconds too long. De Queen fell at Hope 38-37 in the conference opener for both teams Sept. 27. The winning touchdown came with 1:01 on the clock.
Monday, September 30, 2019
Life has been a battle for local De Queen High School graduate Alberto Trujillo, who just won his third Mixed Martial Arts pro fight in Mexicali, Mexico and has hopes for a title fight in the near future. The 27-year-old who began to learn his craft at the Better Body Fitness Center on Colli…
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Horatio beat the clock to score a second quarter touchdown for all the points the Lions would need. The home team downed visiting Fouke 8-0 in a junior high game Sept. 19.
The Leopard tennis teams rolled over Malvern 13-1 at Malvern Sept. 17.
It will be the start of the second season for De Queen football Friday at Hope’s Hammond Stadium, which has been the home of HHS football since 1931. The Leopards will face the Bobcats in the 5A South conference opener for both schools.
BISMARCK — Three De Queen golfers qualified for the state class AAAA tournament with their performances at the 7AAAA tourney at Lake De Gray.
Horatio held tight for a half, but the defense stayed on the field too long. Eventually the size of the Gators wore down the Lions. The visitors downed HHS 36-0 on the last game before the start of conference play.
De Queen won the team title in three of four divisions at Acorn’s.
Friday, September 20, 2019
De Queen and Broken Bow struggled to an 8-8 tie in a long junior high football game at Leopard Stadium Sept. 12.
MURFREESBORO — The Lions got into a hole early and could not climb out. Horatio lost at Murfreesboro 50-24 after falling behind 18-0 in the first quarter.
In a busy two days for tennis, the Leopards lodged home victories over Arkadelphia and Hope.
Too fast. The Scrappers were just too fast for the Leopards to handle.
MENA — De Queen won all four divisions of the Rich Mountain Invitational cross country meet at Mena Sept. 10. Two were close; two were not.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Deanna Bromley of De Queen, was the winner of the Sept. 12 Bee football contest. Bromley, who won $25, couldn’t make it to have her picture taken so pictured is Horatio Mayor Rich Dorsey, a sponsor of the contest. This is the last week entry forms will be accepted at the Bee office. Drop of…
Monday, September 16, 2019
There’s plenty of Leopard fans in De Queen, following the highs and lows of the local high school football team, season after season. But one fan may stand out a little more than the rest. Jay Bunyard, the radio voice of the Leopards since the Leopards were given a “live” voice on local r…
Thursday, September 12, 2019
De Queen and Nashville first faced off on a football field in 1911. They will do it again at 7:30 p.m Friday on Bill Blackwood Field at Leopard Stadium.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Texarkana — The De Queen junior high teams and some individual senior high runners competed in the Warrior Invitational cross country meet at Trinity Christian in Texarkana Sept. 7.
Dierks — Football season started badly for Horatio. The Lions fell at Dierks 44-0. The first quarter ended with Dierks up 8-0, but the home team scored three touchdowns in the second period.
De Queen’s tennis Leopards crushed the other Leopards, the ones from Malvern, in matches held Sept. 5 at De Queen.
The De Queen boys team finished second behind the home team at Prescott’s golf match on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Ashdown — The Leopards had too many miscues to overcome. The De Queen football team fell to the Panthers 39-15 on a sweltering night at Ashdown on Friday.
Sulphur Springs, Tex. — The De Queen girls finished second and the boys third at the Tim Menke Invitational cross country meet hosted by North Hopkins High School in the season opener for the Leopards.
The De Queen defense dominated as the Cubs broke a losing streak with a 29-8 win over visiting Mena Sept. 5. The game was shutout until a controversial touchdown in the final two minutes.
The tennis Leopard girls did better than the boys in a Match at Mena Sept. 3.
Nita Johnson of De Queen, was the winner of the Aug. 29 football contest. The Sept. 5 winner is Stick Williams (right) of De Queen, pictured with Renee Logan, owner of Harris Drug & Gifts.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
UA Cossatot has announced that the college’s men’s and women’s basketball team will be conducting a Shoot-A-Thon on Monday, Sept. 23, at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. This event will be an opportunity for the players to raise funds for the men’s and women’s basketball program…
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
A main purpose of pre-season scrimmages is for coaches to find out things that would not be apparent in regular practice sessions. That proved to be true, in a good way, for Horatio who scrimmaged Mineral Springs.
Mena — The Leopards knew it would be an uphill struggle. They could not convert their early momentum to points, then events snowballed out of control. De Queen fell to Mena 36-0 in the football season opener Aug. 30.
The Cubs came close, but could not get the winning touchdown in the closing minutes. De Queen fell to Nashville 34-30 in the junior high football season opener Aug. 29.
The Leopards will be on the US 71 for the second week in a row, this time heading south instead of north. De Queen will face Ashdown at 7:30 Friday.
The Leopards finished second at Hope's Aug. 27 golf match.
The De Queen tennis teams rolled over two conference foes in the last week of August.